People of faith contribute to US food waste; now, the EPA offers a program tailored to helping them reduce this waste & address other environmental issues.
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Are waste sorting robots, which can sort materials more efficiently, an answer to recycling industry revenue woes?
The wastes that have recycling potential go well beyond what you can throw in your blue bin, and aren’t limited to consumer products and packaging.
Who’s Responsible For Reducing Food Waste? The United States Government Wants To Rescue More Food From The Trash
Like the United Nations, the United States’ EPA and Department of Agriculture has put forth a plan for reducing food waste by 50% by the year 2030.
North Carolina’s Bio-Adhesive Alliance may have found a good use for the billions of pounds of pig poop we produce each year.
We Americans are doing much better in terms of recycling materials, according to a new article from Yes!: the EPA notes that we recycled 65 million tons of solid waste in 2013. We’re trying to do the right thing, but the economics of recycling follow the ebbs and flows of the market… and that means […]
The e-waste stream is growing: what are the costs and opportunities created by the increasing amount of electronic waste we create?
Cell phones still don’t get recycled very often. The modular phone concept has some hurdles to overcome, but would immediately reduce cell phone e-waste.
It’s Fix a Leak Week, so what better time to find that water leak under your sink or toilet, and fix it. The EPA WaterSense program shares some ideas…
Canadian generic drug maker Apotex is demonstrating that a pharmaceutical company can implement green and waste-free practices in its operations.
Phoenix will use this weekend’s Super Bowl as a high-profile venue to kick off municipal efforts at food waste recycling and composting.
The commercial materials exchange takes business waste from one place, and offers it for sale or use to organizations or other businesses that need it.
Much waste from a deteriorating building can be salvaged and find new life through reuse or recycling. Markets already exist for much of this material.